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Be Cautious In Commentary On Montie 3 Verdict – Giba

Thursday, July 28, 2016 The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), has entreated all its members to be circumspect in their commentary and reportage on the four-month prison sentence handed out to the Montie FM trio; Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe. GIBA in a statement asked m ...

GIBA welcomes sentencing of Montie 3

Thursday, July 28, 2016 The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), has welcomed the four-month prison sentence handed out to the Montie FM trio; Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe. GIBA also urged all its members to be be circumspect in their commentary and reportage on the issu ...

Yaw Boateng Gyan

Sentencing Of ‘Montie Trio” Was Too Harsh - Yaw Boateng Gyan

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Immediate past National Organizer of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Yaw Boateng Gyan has stated that the sentence of the lsquo;Montie trio rsquo; to four (4) months imprisonment was lsquo;too harsh. rsquo; The NDC stalwart speaking with Kwabena Obeng Akrofi on Ark FM today s ...

KMA Seat: Peter Anarfi-Mensah Dismisses Position As Demotion

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Former Ashanti Regional Minister and currently, a Presidential staffer, Hon.Peter Anarfi Mensah has urged National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporters to rally behind the party rsquo;s campaign team for victory 2016. ldquo;I am ready to kill myself to serve my party and nation hellip;We ...

Free Montie 3 Movement Holds Vigil For Mugabe, et al

Thursday, July 28, 2016 A pressure group, the Free Montie 3 Movement, has been formed to kick-start a mass campaign to ensure the release of a journalist lsquo;Mugabe rsquo; Maase, Godwin Ako Gunn and Alistair Nelson. The group is organising a candlelight vigil tonight Thursday, 28th July, 2016. In a statemen ...

Coalition angry with gov’t, parliament over RTI Bill’s delay

Thursday, July 28, 2016 The Right to Information Coalition has questioned the commitment of government and Parliament in passing the Right to Information (RTI) Bill. Addressing a news conference in Accra today , the Coalition accused the organs of state of sabotaging the passage of the Bill for fear that it wi ...

Accra To Kumasi Highway Closed [Photos]

Thursday, July 28, 2016 The Accra-Kumasi highway stretch at Asuoboi in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region road have been temporary closed due a fatal accident which occurred this morning. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/728201644130 accratokumasihighwayclosed.jpg http://cdn.m ...

Release Agreement On Gitmo 2 – Supreme Court Orders Gov’t

Thursday, July 28, 2016 The Supreme Court has ordered the government of Ghana to release its agreement with the United States government regarding the acceptance of two Guantanamo Bay detainees into the country. The release of the documents, according to the court, is to be made available only to the lawyers in the mat ...

One Dead, Several Injured In Fatal Mankrong Accident

Thursday, July 28, 2016 One person is feared dead and several others injured in an accident at Mankrong near Suhum on the Accra-Kumasi Highway. Two Articulated trucks reportedly collided head-on after one tried to overtake a Kia truck heading to Kumasi from Accra Thursday morning. The driver of the Kia truck r ...
Kwasi Prempeh

Montie 3: Granting Mercy Plea Will Be 'Irresponsible' – Prempeh

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Using Article 72 to free the Montie 3 from their four-month jail term will be ldquo;an irresponsible use of such power rdquo;, law professor, H. Kwasi Prempeh has said. Prof Prempeh rsquo;s comment on Facebook follows the plethora of pressure mounting on the President to exercise his prer ...

Montie 3: 'Mercy' Petition Book Opened

Thursday, July 28, 2016 A group called Research and Advocacy Platform (RAP) is gathering signatures from citizens to support a petition it intends sending to President John Mahama to implore him to exercise his prerogative of mercy powers as captured in Article 72 of the 1992 Constitution, towards freeing the three Montie ...

Jail term for Montie 3 not harsh – Ndebugri

Thursday, July 28, 2016 A private legal practitioner, John Ndebugri, has said that the 4-month jail terms given to the two panelists, and the host of the 'Pampaso' show on Montie FM by the Supreme Court, were appropriate for the offences they were convicted of. Alistair Nelson, Godwin Ako Gunn and Salifu Maase, alias Mu ...

Angry youth burn house over murdered taxi driver

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Some irate youth of Akyem Oda in the Eastern Region have set a house ablaze following the murder of a taxi driver in the area. They believe the caretaker of the house has something to do with the death of the driver whose name has be given as Abontia. Speaking to Joy News Eastern Regional corr ...
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